English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

A county-by-county guide to the linguistic origins of England’s place-names – a project of the English Place-Name Society, founded 1923.

Wood mould Close

Field in the Parish of Pleasley

Historical Forms

  • 1843 TA

Etymology

Wood mould Close(cf.bosco de Pleselee 1212 Cur, 1212 Abbr, v. wudu).